Re: HTML 3.2 PR color value syntax

Jon Knight (
Wed, 13 Nov 1996 10:43:35 +0000 (GMT)

Date: Wed, 13 Nov 1996 10:43:35 +0000 (GMT)
From: Jon Knight <>
To: Drazen Kacar <>
Subject: Re: HTML 3.2 PR color value syntax
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On Tue, 12 Nov 1996, Drazen Kacar wrote:
> Abigail wrote:
> Um... And 4xn bits? I was told that color printers use red, green, blue and
> black. ;)

Well CYMK usually, but the idea of 4xn does raise an interesting point;
would there ever be a need to specify an alpha channel in the colour
information to allow transparent and/or translucant blocks of colour?  I
don't think so but maybe its something that the browser vendors might want
(the gentlemen that brought you <BLINK> after all... :-) ).

Tatty bye,


Jon "Jim'll" Knight, Researcher, Sysop and General Dogsbody, Dept. Computer
Studies, Loughborough University of Technology, Leics., ENGLAND.  LE11 3TU.
* I've found I now dream in Perl.  More worryingly, I enjoy those dreams. *